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One Day, One Dayton

Plan to Give — April 14, 2021


Stay tuned to this website, your email and your favorite social media accounts to be ready to celebrate One Day, One Dayton with your Flyer family and friends.

One Day, One Dayton is a 24-hour giving effort to support the success of current and future Flyers. You can give any amount to any area including funds for scholarships, hands-on experiences, and student and faculty research. Or you could support programs and organizations that impact our students’ physical, mental and spiritual health. You can choose any area at UD that you are passionate about. The key is deciding where you want to make your impact, and then making your gift April 14.

Our goal is to reach 3,700 donors to UD in a single day. It's an opportunity to join in community to shine a unified light on the University and our students as we continue to learn, lead and serve for the benefit of us all.

One Day, One Dayton Activities

One Day, One Dayton 5k Walk/Run for Student Success

Raise your heart rate while raising funds for current and future UD students. Join fellow Flyers and friends from across the country for a healthy celebration of our amazing University community and the impact we can make wherever we are. 100% of your registration is a gift to the UD Fund to support student success.



increase in appeals for financial aid

$5.1 million

additional financial aid assistance provided to students


Campus Recreation wellness opportunities this fall


The UD Way

The UD Way

You would struggle to find a harder working first-year student than Odyssey Oehme. Supporting herself while in school is a necessity, but nevertheless a daunting task.

Read more about Oehme
Family First

Family First

Vanessa Valadez ’20 remembers how hard her parents worked during her childhood. “They would always work on the weekends and try to find little jobs here and there, just for extra money.”

Read more about Vanessa Valadez
1D1D Gifts Support SBA Growth

1D1D Gifts Support SBA Growth

"More space means more opportunities to help more students,” says peer adviser Dani Lewis.

Read more about junior Dani Lewis